Antique Turkoman Kizil Ayak Main Carpet

Antique Turkoman Kizil Ayak Main Carpet

reference:  6446

Turkmenistan, mid 19th century, with a field design of four columns of twelve tauk nuska guls as the primary elements. Wool pile with a silky, silvery sheen on a  wool foundation. Sides overcast, one small reweave, overall very good condition. An excellent original example of tribal weaving.

For the importance of main carpets see also the discussion of a Tekke main carpet on this website https://www.christopherleggeorientalcarpets.com/products/view/antique-tekke-main-carpet/

£8,000

 

dimensions:  
275 x 200 cm / 9'x 6'7''